Auction 112, Lot 217

"Preliminary Sketch of Santa Barbara", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: California

Period: 1853 (dated)


Color: Black & White

13.8 x 17 inches
35.1 x 43.2 cm

Excellent detail along coast and inland to include the city down to individual buildings. At lower left is a bird's-eye "View of the Town and Mission of Santa Barbara." This is the only Coast Survey work done on Santa Barbara.


Condition: B

Fine impression on sound paper with full margins. Toned along two fold lines, else very good to fine.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/28/2005